I am sorry to hear this is happening, but I am afraid that as long as an employee is being paid, they have little recourse in these matters and are at the mercy of the employer's investigation. The only right you have would be under your contract and if they are not violating your union contract, the union will not be able to take actions to assist you in this matter until the employer takes some job action that costs you pay. How long the investigation takes depends on what is considered reasonable based on the complexity of the investigation. Typically a court would consider 2-3 months reasonable while they have considered 7+ months to generally be unreasonable, but there is nothing in the statutes more specific.
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